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Diana Steele

Nutrition Expert

Diana Steele is a registered dietitian and owner of Eating for Energy, a thriving nutrition consulting company with three locations in the Lower Mainland. She is also co-author of the cookbook Eating for Energy without Deprivation – The 80-20 Cookbook.

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Presentations

Eating For Energy
Food is Fuel! Establishing a consistent energy state is key to meeting both your fitness and health goals. A hectic schedule can make eating a healthy diet and maintaining your stamina a challenge. This seminar will teach you how to eat a balanced diet and how to improve your energy. It will also teach you the secrets of fat loss without deprivation and how to fuel your body better for exercise. The seminar will provide an opportunity to determine where you’re at and compare it to where you should be in terms of meeting your minimum nutrient requirements. It will also go over vitamin/mineral supplementation.

Eating on the Run
Healthy eating on the run is possible; it just takes a little thought and planning. In this session, you will learn what to eat and when to eat to maximize your energy. You will learn what to order and how to order the right foods from the right restaurants, delis and cafes. Demystify food labels and learn what types of foods to have ready to go on the fly.

Women’s Health
Learn the most current information on women’s health issues. From prevention and treatment of chronic disease such as obesity, osteoporosis, heart disease, diabetes and hypertension to managing symptoms of PMS and menopause, this seminar is sure to get you thinking about where you are now and where you need to go in terms of your nutrition and health goals.

Issues in Feeding Children
As children grow they develop new feeding skills, their tastes change and they acquire the ability to express their preferences. All of these milestones and many others in your child’s life create new issues in feeding children. Learn how to meet these challenges with support, openness and excitement, how to foster a positive feeding relationship and how to promote the best foundation for healthy eating habits in the future. Discover great ideas for feeding a busy family and how to meet the nutritional needs for children of all ages. Come armed with your own questions and challenges!

Food Safety
How long did you thaw that meat? Have you checked the expiry date? Has that food been stored near other food that has gone bad? In this session you will learn how to safely purchase, store, prepare and eat food. You will also learn how long food can be stored. Learn about the symptoms of food poisoning, how to treat it and ways to boost your immunity against bacteria will be discussed.

Summary Profile

Committed to teaching nutrition in a realistic and do-able way, Diana has provided personalized nutrition counselling to over 2000 individuals, couples and families and has designed and delivered nutrition workshops and seminars across the country. Diana has conducted more than 500 seminars to companies such as Electronic Arts, Business Objects, BC Hydro, Accenture, Terasen Gas/Fortis BC, Tel US, Vancity, YWCA, Health Canada, and The National Parole Board. She has also delivered keynote speeches for clients such as Marketplace IGA, WhiteSpot Canada and BCMA. Diana speaks regularly at schools to the students and staff on daily healthy eating tips as well as to sports teams and coaches on sports nutrition for a variety of ages from beginner to elite athletes.

As a professional in the world of nutrition, Diana has been either quoted or featured in publications such as the Vancouver Sun, The Province, McLean’s magazine, Impact, Chatelaine, and Today’s Parent. Some may recognize her as the resident nutritionist on Global TV’s Noon News Hour every Tuesday. Diana is also a media spokesperson for the Dietitians of Canada. Diana’s experience with the media extends to working with PR firms and their clients on various product launches and campaigns.

Diana’s experience as a dietitian and nutritionist is broad. Since 1996, she has worked as a clinical dietitian in intermediate and extended care facilities. She has been a Healthy Heart Cooking Instructor at St. Paul’s Lipid Clinic and a Nutrition Representative for Mead Johnson Canada. And Diana has been involved in nutrition research, nutrition education promotional events and health fairs, food preparation and delivery to disadvantaged people.

Diana holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Nutrition and she is a member of the College of Dietitians of B.C. and Dietitians of Canada. As a mother of 2 children of her own and 2 step children, business woman and wife, Diana creates balance in her life and still manages to walk the talk by eating well and is committed to being active.